10 in 10: Rutgers vs. Iowa State

ScarletReport.com's post-game package goes much deeper than the stats and the nuts and bolts of the game. The "10 in 10" feature gives Rutgers 10 not-so-noticeable notes that each can be read in 10 seconds or less. The breezy format is perfect for office water-cooler talk the day after a game.

As part of ScarletReport.com's post-game coverage, the "10 in 10" segment gives you 10 not-so-noticeable things that took place in the just-completed game.

It is designed for each of the 10 quick-hitters, each to be read in 10 seconds or less. Here are the 10 from Friday's 27-13 win against Iowa State in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

1. Best five? The latest change on the offensive line had senior Desmond Wynn moving from left guard to left tackle, and red-shirt freshman Betim Bujari playing left guard. It gave the Scarlet Knights a combination of strength and athleticism on the quarterback's blind side, and was a key reason for no sacks.

2. Cutback ability One of the keys to the running game was red-shirt freshman Jawan Jamison's vision and ability to cut on the backside of a play. When Iowa State overpursued, which it did a lot, there was a big opening for Jamison to make a big run.

3. Making guys miss It went in the books as a 1-yard touchdown run that was more like 20 inches, but showed the value of having a running back who can make something out of nothing. Jamison was faced at the 3-yard line by an Iowa State linebacker, but had made a subtle move and turned his body to find a crease and score Rutgers' first points.

4. Shuler's speed utilized Despite not catching a pass, Miles Shuler was big in the offense because of his speed and his threat on end-around runs. By continually putting him in motion with the threat he could run, it forced Iowa State to keep either a linebacker or defensive back on the side to keep containment.

5. Ryan's technique It is just about covering like a blanket that made Logan Ryan the top cornerback for Rutgers. Look no further than when he broke up a pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter on a fourth down play when he stripped the ball out of the Iowa State receivers hands to prevent the score.

6. Harmon's read When safety Duron Harmon made a big play to stop a reverse in the third quarter, and it was a play he read before the snap. Harmon crept up to the line of scrimmage and was in the backfield to make the play on the reserve.

7. Not a snap Rutgers had to burn a time out on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line in the second quarter when center Caleb Ruch didn't snap the ball when Chas Dodd wanted it. Dodd did flinch as if he was expecting the ball, but no one else on the offense moved so no penalty was called.

8. Timely deflection Iowa State ran a hand-off in which the ball was supposed to be thrown back to the quarterback on a pass route coming out of the backfield and he was uncovered, but Logan Ryan was in the backfield and leaped to knock the ball down and stop a possible big play.

9. Martinek at tailback With Savon Huggins not available, Joe Martinek was moved from fullback to running back in certain packages, but the reason was to give starter Jawan Jamison a breather from time-to-time.

10. Burton's feet What makes Michael Burton so dangerous at fullback is his versatility, be it catching the ball, blocking or running. During a 24-yard run, he was able to change direction because of stellar footwork and he also runs with power.

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